Department of Economics

Offering graduate and undergraduate programs in general economics, development economics, gender analysis in economics, financial economic policy, applied economics, and international economics.

Economics Bulletins

Recent Publications

Eschelbach Hansen, Mary, Michael E. Martell, and Leanne Roncolato (2019). "A labor of love: The impact of same-sex marriage on labor supply." Review of Economics of the Household 1-19. doi.org/10.1007/s11150-019-09454-1

Davis, Steven J., Dingqian Liu, and Xuguang S. Sheng. (2019)."China Policy Uncertainty Indices Based on Mainland Papers" Economic Policy Uncertainty

Floro, Maria, Mahmud Yesuf, and Trufat Woldesenbet (2019). "Gender and Perception of Climate Change in Ethiopia." The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses 11 (2): 21-39. doi:10.18848/1835-7156/CGP/v11i02/21-39

Stinebrickner, Ralph, Todd Stinebrickner, and Paul Sullivan (2019). "Job Tasks, Time Allocation, and Wages," Journal of Labor Economics, 37(2).

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International Hub for Care Work Research

Maria Floro at the First Care Work and the Economy Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany. Credit: Konstantin Borner.The AU Economics Department has launched the $2.1 million Hewlett Foundation and Open Society Foundations-funded Care Work and the Economy (CWE-GAM) Project

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Alumni ·

Math-Econ Alumni Finding Success: Three Stories

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Achievements ·

First Generation, Next Generation: Yami Payano Organizes and Connects

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A Career in Economics: It's Much More than You Think

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Much more than finance, banking, business and government, a degree in economics is useful to all individuals and can lead to many interesting career choices. These four diverse individuals offer their insights on how a background in economics can be a tool for solving very human problems.